This Spring We're Rising!
Are You a Vermont Gas Customer?
Did you know that the price you pay for gas could increase by 15% to fund Vermont Gas Systems' fracked gas pipeline?
Let the Department of Public Service know that you can't afford paying more to fund fossil fuel expansion in Vermont!
File a complaint with DPS here
RISING TIDE FEATURED ON VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO
Rising Tide's community organizing and direct action to stop the fracked gas pipeline and build a movement for Climate Justice were featured on VPR, as one of the top news stories of 2014.
Listen to the audio on VPR here
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Are you a Vermont Gas Ratepayer?
Most Vermont Gas ratepayers don't even realize they are paying for the fracked gas pipeline because it has never has been itemized on their bills.
But soon, your bill could increase by 15% to pay for a project that has nearly doubled in cost since receiving its Certificate of Public Good
File a complaint
Let the Department of Public Service know that you can't afford to foot the bill for the fracked gas pipeline by filing a complaint here.
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Dozens Protest Gas Pipeline at Public Service Board Hearing
by John Herrick, March 19, 2015. Source: VT Digger
Residents from across the state traveled to Montpelier on Wednesday to ask the Public Service Board to revoke Vermont Gas’ state permit to continue construction of a natural gas pipeline through Addison County.
About three dozen pipeline protesters crowded the hall and filled the hearing room at the Public Service Board’s offices, carrying posters and wearing T-shirts expressing their opposition to the project.
Read more here...
Groups deliver message to Vermont Gas CEO: Call it quits on fracking pipeline
Today a delegation of landowners, ratepayers and members of Rising Tide Vermont confronted Vermont Gas CEO Don Rendall outside of their offices, celebrating the defeat of Phase II and demanding the gas company stop building Phase I of the fracked gas pipeline. Avery Pittman, a volunteer with Rising Tide Vermont, said “We beat Phase II through concerted organizing and we’ll beat Phase I in the same way. We’re not easing up.”
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Phase 1 Status Conference:
All out to the PSB in Defense of a Warm Homes and a Livable Planet
Wednesday, March 18
Montpelier City Center, 89 Main St
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On Wednesday, we need to rally together to keep the pressure on the Public Service Board, Department of Public Service and Governor Shumlin.
While the Public Service Board reevaluates Vermont Gas' permits, let's send our message loud and clear: Fracked Gas Pipeline? We Can't Afford It!